Best LGBTQ+ Games on Steam

Steam currently has 2,530 LGBTQ+ games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. LGBTQ+ game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. Hades

Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre.

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Hades holds the #1 spot for "best LGBTQ+ game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 258,802 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 254,585 positive reviews and 4,217 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 9/17/2020
Franchise Supergiant Games
Developer Supergiant Games
Publisher Supergiant Games
Steam App Id 1145360

2. Pizza Tower

Pizza Tower is a fast paced 2D platformer inspired by the Wario Land series, with an emphasis on movement, exploration and score attack. Featuring highly stylized pixel art inspired by the cartoons from the '90s, and a highly energetic soundtrack.

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Pizza Tower has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 58,128 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 57,254 positive reviews and 874 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 1/26/2023
Developer Tour De Pizza
Publisher Tour De Pizza
Steam App Id 2231450

3. Celeste

Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain.

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Celeste has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 93,379 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 91,164 positive reviews and 2,215 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 1/25/2018
Franchise EXOK Games
Developers
Publisher Maddy Makes Games Inc.
Steam App Id 504230

4. Our Life: Beginnings & Always

A twenty-dollar bill, four summers, fifteen years, and a one of a kind life. Create an experience that’s all your own in this near-fully customizable visual novel where you grow from childhood to adulthood with the lonely boy next door.

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Our Life: Beginnings & Always has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,055 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,935 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Our Life: Beginnings & Always on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2020
Franchise GB Patch Games
Developer GB Patch Games
Publisher GB Patch Games
Steam App Id 1129190

5. VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action

VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action is a booze em' up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life.

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VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 34,004 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 33,156 positive reviews and 848 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/21/2016
Franchise Ysbryd Games
Developer Sukeban Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 447530

6. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Become Phoenix Wright and experience the thrill of battle as you fight to save your innocent clients in a court of law. Play all 14 episodes, spanning the first three games, in one gorgeous collection.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 29,439 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 28,728 positive reviews and 711 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 4/9/2019
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 787480

7. Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)

A game about writing nice letters to real people. Write and receive encouraging letters in a cozy room. Trade stickers and listen to chill music. We're all in this together. Sometimes all you need are a few kind words.

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Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,722 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,573 positive reviews and 149 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 9/12/2019
Developer Popcannibal
Publisher Popcannibal
Steam App Id 1070710

8. Lil Gator Game

Embark on an adorable adventure, discover new friends and uncover everything the island has to offer. Climb, Swim, Glide and slide your way into the hearts of the many different characters you meet on your travels!

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Lil Gator Game has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,969 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,931 positive reviews and 38 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/14/2022
Franchise Playtonic Friends
Developer MegaWobble
Publisher Playtonic Friends
Steam App Id 1586800

9. Life is Strange - Episode 1

Episode 1 now FREE! Life is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.

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Life is Strange - Episode 1 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 164,284 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 158,010 positive reviews and 6,274 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Life is Strange - Episode 1 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

10. Purrgatory

A slice-of-death visual novel about making friends, cracking cat puns, and waiting for eternity to pass.

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Purrgatory has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best LGBTQ+ games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,934 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,894 positive reviews and 40 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Purrgatory on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 8/23/2021
Developer Niv (Darvin Heo)
Publisher Niv (Darvin Heo)
Steam App Id 1713610

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